The organization of the 24th ISF Football World Schools Championships was run by the General Directorate of Physical Education. The competition took place in the city of Retalhuleu (south-western of Guatemala) with more than 500 young football players representing 15 countries.
Supervised by 19 commissions; 11 stadiums, completely crowed with students and football fans, from the departments of Retalhuleu, Quetzaltenango and Suchitepéquez, hosted the 86 games.
The football players have had outstanding skills, the level was very high and their courage must be underlined, as they played in stadiums with high altitude.
The finales started at 2pm, on April 19 for boys and girls and were broadcasted live on the internet.
In girls category, France won 24th ISF Football WSC 2015 0-0 (3-1 shot out) against Guatemala A at the Mario Camposeco de Xela with an audience of 10 000 people.
In boys category, Turkey won 2-1against Brazil.
Chinese Taipei received the “Joy of Moving” Trophy based on the fair play attitude.
You can find all the results here:
and the pictures here:
The event was very active and discussed through social network with the hashtag #MundialEscolarFutbol : click on it to see all the tweets related to the Football WSC!
Thank you to Guatemala, the Organizing Committee for the splendid Championship, the fun day at a theme park and the warm welcome and hospitality from local people.
If you are a football fan, you might want to follow the next ISF Futsal World Schools Championship in Poreč, Croatia, from April 01 to April 04